Two suspects, both from Arab countries, have been arrested by the Abu Dhabi police for possessing $4.2 million (AED15 million) worth of banned drug capsules.
The suspects were attempting to smuggle Captagon tablets on a farm in the UAE when two teams from the police department thwarted their attempt and confiscated the drugs.
The suspects apparently hid the drugs under massive quantity of agricultural seeds at a farm
The anti-narcotics department got a tip off and acted almost immediately by arresting the culprits.
“The police received an information from its secret sources which said that two Arab nationals who are staying in one of Emirate of the country possess huge quantity of Captagon capsules, a banned drug in the UAE, and were intending to trade and promote it.”
Major General Maktoum Ali Al Shareifi, Director General of Abu Dhabi Police